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David J. Rubin

Managing Partner

David serves as the firm’s Managing Partner and has a national practice focusing on commercial real estate and financing. He represents developers, retailers (including chain drug stores), construction companies, and financial institutions in the acquisition, permitting, development, financing, and leasing of office buildings, shopping centers, large apartment complexes, and mixed use developments. David counsels clients on complex land development issues and in structuring transactions, lending, and workouts. A significant portion of David’s current practice involves negotiating ground leases, office leases, retail leases, and sale/leaseback transactions. He is also a frequent lecturer.

David serves on Hinckley Allen’s Executive Committee.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Executive Committee Member
    • Managing Partner (2014-Present)
    • Partner (1990-2014)
    • Associate (1986-1989)
  • Haligman & Lottner
    • Real Estate Department
    • Associate (1982-1986)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2003-2019) Recognized for Real Estate Law
  • Rhode Island Monthly, Professional Excellence in Law (2019)
  • Super Lawyers, Rhode Island (2007-2016)
  • Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for the category of Real Estate
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Peer Review Rating, Recipient

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • A Better City, Associate Member (Boston, MA)
  • Boston Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Leadership Rhode Island
  • Providence Preservation Society Revolving Fund, Inc., Board of Trustees

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers, Elected Fellow
  • American Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • National Business Institute, Teaching
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Colorado, 1982
  • Massachusetts, 1999
  • Rhode Island, 1987

News & Insight

Publication

Eyeing Regional Growth, Hinckley Allen Keeps Expanding

November 7, 2014
Firm News

Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

April 25, 2019

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019

August 15, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 51 attorneys in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including seven “Lawyers of the Year.” Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is honored as a “La…

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Chambers USA 2018 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 3, 2018

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce that the 2018 edition of Chambers USA has recognized several of the firm’s practice areas and attorneys for their outstanding work.Chambers USA rankings are based on extensive in-depth interviews with attorneys and cli…

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52 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers of America

August 18, 2017

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Chambers USA 2017 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 26, 2017

The Chambers USA 2017 edition, has named 18 Hinckley Allen attorneys as leaders in their fields.The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2017 guide include: William W. Bouton III; Christine K. Bush; Stephen J. Carlotti; Christopher H.M. Ca…

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Chambers USA 2016 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

June 10, 2016

The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2016 guide include: E. Jerome Batty; William W. Bouton III; Christine K. Bush; Stephen J. Carlotti; Michael J. Connolly; Scott E. Cooper; Margaret D. Farrell; Robert G.

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Chambers USA 2015 Ranks Hinckley Allen Attorneys and Practices

May 19, 2015

Publication Recognizes 20% of the Firm’s PartnershipThe Chambers USA 2015 edition, released on May 19, has named 21 Hinckley Allen attorneys as leaders in their fields The Hinckley Allen attorneys featured in the Chambers USA 2015 guide include: E. Jerom…

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Hinckley Allen Names David Rubin Managing Partner

August 14, 2014

Hinckley Allen today announced that partner David J. Rubin has been elected to succeed Marc A. Crisafulli as the firm’s Managing Partner. Crisafulli, who has led the firm since 2011, will be joining the leadership team at Suffolk Construction, one of the…

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Additional Info

  • Managing Editor of the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter Digest, Boston College Law School (1981 – 1982)